The State of PoS: Delving Into the Risk and Promise of a Staked Future
A Deep Dive Into Consensus on Ethereum, Polkadot, Solana and Avalanche
An On-Chain Look Into The ApeCoin Staking Launch
Staking Mechanism Seeks to Spur Interest in Yuga Collections — Is it Working?
Polygon’s Embrace of ZK Testnet May Usher in Vibrant Season for Crypto
ZKSync’s Coming Mainnet Launch Underscores Mounting Activity for the Technology
Exploring Ethereum’s On-Chain Activity After The Merge
Mechanics of Ethereum’s Blockchain Are Changing in a Proof of Stake World
IntoTheBlock: Stablecoin Yields Reveal the Inner Workings of DeFi
Stablecoin Yields Mirror Speculative and Deleveraging Cycles
The Center Will Not Hold: How Select Crypto Projects are Decentralizing
Part Two: Optimism, Hop and Loot Provide Key Lessons on the Future of Decentralization
The Center Will Not Hold: How Decentralization is Reshaping Technology and Governance
Part One: A Convergence of Forces Disrupts the Logic of Centralization
DEX Trading Volume is About to Drop Below CEX Volume for the First Time in Over a Year
After dominating during the bull run, decentralized exchanges have been losing ground to CEXs as trading volumes plunge.
IntoTheBlock: How One DeFi Protocol is Sustaining Growth in the Bear Market
A Look at Ribbon Finance Shows Key Lessons on Revenue and TVL
Contrasting The 2022 Market Crash To 2018’s Crypto Winter
This special report from DappRadar compares the 2018 crypto winter with the current six-month bear trend in an attempt to assess whether a crypto winter is ahead, and what the crypto industry can expect in the upcoming months.
IntoTheBlock: Diving into Optimism and the Promise of Layer 2s
Speculation Mounts About Prices and Airdrops
IOSG Report: A New Financial System Will Be Built on Rollups
A Deep Dive Into What Comes Next for DeFi
How Blockchain Bridges Became Hackers’ Prime Targets
Nearly a billion dollars in crypto assets have been stolen from blockchain bridges in 2022.
The USDN Fiasco Spotlights Economic Risk in DeFi
IntoTheBlock: There Are Other Threats Besides Exploits in DeFi
Exclusive DappRadar Report: How Russia’s War and the West’s Response is Impacting Crypto
Russia’s unprovoked war on Ukraine is shaking up crypto in unprecedented ways.
Decoding The NFT Black Box
A professional investor looks at NFTs as an emerging asset class.
How Swapping and Staking on Curve Drives High User Engagement
In this primer, IntoTheBlock unpacks how Curve drives user engagement with staking and swapping.
IntoTheBlock Report: How DEXs Use Incentives and Tokenomics to Generate Revenue
In this exclusive report, IntoTheBlock explores the financial structure of decentralized exchanges and how they produce revenue.
Exclusive DappRadar Report: Why are NFTs Sidestepping the Crypto Crash?
An exclusive DappRadar report explores the separation between NFT valuations and the crypto market during the selloff.
Exclusive Report: Solving the Riddle of the DAO with Colorado’s Cooperative Laws
DAOs should memorialize their cooperative structures in legal entities that protect members from liability, the authors say in this research piece.
DappRadar Exclusive Report: The Metaverse May be an Old Idea But It’s Just Getting Started
After 30 years n gestation, the metaverse is finally emerging with citizens, economies, currencies, and millions of users.
Concentrated Liquidity Increases Risk of Impermanent Loss, Bancor and IntoTheBlock Found
On-Chain Markets Update by IntoTheBlock Uniswap v3’s concentrated liquidity improved capital efficiency, but also amplified the risks of impermanent loss. Here is the breakdown of the profitability of liquidity providers and how it could potentially be improved. Recently an interesting paper was published by the Bancor team related to impermanent loss when providing liquidity on […]
Smart Contract Platform NEAR Gains Momentum with Plan to Distribute 40M Tokens
This research piece explains NEAR, a smart contract protocol that uses a sharded public Proof-of-Stake blockchain.
How Zero-Knowledge Proofs Became Ethereum’s Magic Bullets
Zero knowledge proofs are powerful cryptographic instruments that accelerate innovation on Ethereum, writes Alex Shipp.
MakerDAO’s Update is a Pure Expression of DeFi 2.0
IntoTheBlock explores how MakerDAO’s update will allow it to interact with the secondary market with more control over DAI.